Common questions about Smart Actions

Q&A of functional explanation or specification parameters
Updated 07-21-2020 09:37:33 AM
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Q1: What is Smart Actions?

A: Smart Actions is a function provided by Kasa app that enables device interconnections and home automations. There are four types of Actions that can be created: “Motion Sensing”, “Control with a Switch”, “Schedule a Scene” and “Auto-off Timer”.

 

Smart Actions

What can this Smart Action do?

Minimum requirements

Supported devices

Motion Sensing

When a Kasa Camera sensed a motion, turn on a Smart Plug, Bulb or Switch.

 

Optional auto-off timer can be applied to turn off the Smart Plug, Bulb or Switch certain minutes after it’s been turned on.

One Kasa Camera, and One Kasa Smart Plug, Light or Switch

Kasa Camera: KC100, KC110, KC120, KC200, KC105, KC115

 

Kasa Smart Plugs: HS100, HS100 KIT, HS100P3, HS110

 

Kasa Smart Lights: KL50(B), KL60, KL110(B), KL120, KL130(B), LB100, LB110, LB120, LB130

 

Schedule a Scene

Schedule a “Scene” to be turned on automatically at the time specified

One Kasa Smart Plug, Light or Switch

Kasa Smart Plugs: HS100, HS100 KIT, HS100P3, HS110

 

Kasa Smart Lights: KL50(B), KL60, KL110(B), KL120, KL130(B), LB100, LB110, LB120, LB130

 

Auto-off Timer

Whenever a Smart device is turned on, turn it off after the designated amount of time

One Kasa Smart Plug, Light or Switch

Kasa Smart Plugs: HS100, HS100 KIT, HS100P3, HS110

 

Kasa Smart Lights: KL50(B), KL60, KL110(B), KL120, KL130(B), LB100, LB110, LB120, LB130

 

Q2: How many Smart Actions can I create?

A: Up to 50 Smart Actions can be created under one Kasa account, but only up to 3 can be enabled at the same time.

 

Q3: How many Smart Actions can be enabled at a time?

A: Up to 3 Smart Actions can be enabled at the same time.

 

Q4: Why it says “coming soon” in the Smart Actions tab?

A: Smart Actions is rolling out stage-by-stage to Kasa users. A selective group of Kasa users will be supported first where they have the full access to the Smart Actions, while other users are in the waiting list.

 

Q5: How to set up Smart Actions?

A: Log in with your Kasa account, access the Smart Actions tab on Kasa app and click the “+” button at the upper right corner or the “Add an action” button. You’ll be able to create Smart Actions.

 

Q6: What can I do if I cannot find Smart Actions for my SR20 on the latest Kasa APP?
A: The Smart Actions for the SR20 has been moved to the device settings section on the new Kasa APP (Kasa -> Select SR20 from the home list -> Select Device Settings from device details screen -> Then you should see the option for 'Smart Actions').
 

 

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